NCMA 113 : Clinical Practicum I

Provides opportunities to practice direct care to patients and support office functions in a medical setting.


Equivalent placement test scores also accepted.

Course Outcomes

  • Complete administrative tasks including scheduling and monitoring office or clinic appointments.
  • Prepare and assist with selected examinations, procedures and treatments.
  • Provide care that encompasses compassion, empathy, and respect of cultural diversity.
  • Utilize therapeutic and professional communication techniques in the clinical setting with patients, peers, and health care team members.
  • Utilize basic patient teaching techniques when communicating with clients.
  • Present self in both appearance and behavior appropriate for a professional medical assistant in compliance with OCCC and facility policies.
  • Adhere to ethical and legal principles guiding practice as a medical assistant.

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Grading Options

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